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April, 2021

  • 2 April

    Mexicali Inaugurates New Port of Entry Route

    -Editorial Starting yesterday, a new route will be open to enter Calexico from West Port of Entry that will give travelers a new experience when crossing. The Ministry of Communications and Transportation through the SCT Baja California Center informed that as of 8 in the morning on April 1st, the …

March, 2021

  • 31 March

    Imperial County Officials Confirm That There Will Be No Restrictions for Travelers Going to Mexico

    -Editorial There will be no restrictions for anyone that wants to enter Mexico after the announcement of a new travel restriction that went into effect last week, Imperial County officials said on the March 25 joint press conference. County CEO Tony Rohoutas was asked about the new travel restrictions implemented …

  • 31 March

    Mexicali Prepares “Safe Destination” Operation for Spring Break

    -Editorial During the weekly broadcast of “La Mañanera de Mexicali,” the Mayor of Mexicali Lupita Mora Quiñonez, announced the details of the “Safe Destination”  operation, which will be implemented from April 1 to 4 in San Felipe, to guarantee the safety of visitors and tourists during this Spring Break. The Mayor …

  • 30 March

    SAT announces its virtual assistance service OrientaSAT

    -Editorial The Tax Administration Service informs about its new attention service called OrientaSAT, a chatbot that works through artificial intelligence that acts as a virtual assistant and is the first service filter for taxpayers who require tax guidance. This new service is provided free of charge, immediately, and will be …

  • 30 March

    New foreign investment must be attracted and comply with the North American trade agreement to foster economic growth in 2021

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist, (Ph.D.). The competitiveness of the economy in Baja California may be based on an Economic Zone in order to continue being one of the main investment destinations in Mexico. “The state of Baja California should continue with an agenda of economic reforms and public policies …

  • 25 March

    Remittances to Baja California increase by 961%: Díaz-Bautista

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.). Income from Family Remittances in Baja California has increased during the last two decades. The consumption of families in Baja California is financed in part by remittances during 2020. Remittances to Mexico and Baja California will increase in 2021 because Mexican workers in the …

  • 24 March

    State Looks to Create New California Border Commission

    -Editorial State Senator Ben Hueso’s (D-San Diego) legislation to create a new California Border Commission received unanimous approval yesterday from the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization. SB 684 requires a restructuring of California-Mexico border affairs under one public stakeholder commission to improve efficiency, maximize resources, and increase community input.    “California’s …

  • 22 March

    USCIS Expands Temporary Rule Providing Contract Interpreters for Asylum Interviews

    -Editorial To maintain the safety of our workforce and applicants during the global COVID-19 pandemic and to maintain efficiency and accessibility to the asylum process, USCIS published an updated temporary final rule (TFR) that extends the requirement that certain Asylum seekers use our telephone contract interpreters for their asylum interviews, rather …

  • 22 March

    CCE Mexicali Supports Companies and Organizations in Their Complaints Against CESPM Arbitrations

    -Editorial The Mexicali Business Coordinating Council fully supports business organizations and businesses that have been affected by actions by the authority outside the legal framework. This is due to the fact that, since the beginning of the 2019 pandemic, there have been various cases and in recent weeks the suspensions …

  • 22 March

    Imperial County Establishing Quarantine and Isolation Shelter

    -Editorial In a continued effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the County of Imperial is currently working, with the support and aid of Imperial Valley College (IVC) and the State of California, to convert the IVC gymnasium from an Alternate Care Site (ACS) to a Quarantine and Isolation Shelter …